Loading…
MFPT2019 has ended
Mobile App sponsored by Poseidon Systems, LLC
Tuesday, May 14 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
The Effect of Accelerometer Attachment Method on the Accuracy of Vibration Detection

Log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
The attachment of accelerometers is typically accomplished by magnetic mount, wax,_x000D_
glue, screw-mount, or a hand-held technique. This paper present the results of careful_x000D_
laboratory study of the resulting accuracy of the vibration values across a broad frequency_x000D_
spectrum, based on both impact testing as well as shaker testing in a laboratory environment._x000D_
The magnetic mount and had-held techniques are much more convenient than attachment_x000D_
with screws or glue, but have been shown in various studies to result in tapping on_x000D_
uneven surfaces, and in general to lose frequency response above 500 Hz, at frequencies_x000D_
still very much of interest in machinery diagnostics. This is detailed in ISO 5348. _x000D_
However, the authors demonstrate that the combined use of wax with either the _x000D_
magnetic mounting technique or the hand-held method can provide surprisingly accurate _x000D_
readings for most practical applications.

Speakers
avatar for Bill Marscher

Bill Marscher

President & Technical Director, Mechanical Solutions


Tuesday May 14, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Freedom Ballroom V